Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:43:18 -0800
The Kansas City Royals hired former 1B Mike Sweeney to the title of special assistant to baseball operations Friday, Feb. 7. Sweeney was a five-time All-Star for the Royals from 1995-2007.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:12:53 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have signed free-agent 1B Mike Sweeney (Phillies) to a one-day contract that would allow him to retire as a member of the organization, reports The Associated Press.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:31:17 -0700
Free-agent 1B Mike Sweeney (Phillies) is retiring from baseball, reports Bob Dutton of The Kansas City Star.
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:37:48 -0800
Free-agent 1B Mike Sweeney (Phillies) was in Kansas City Saturday, Jan. 22, for a Royals awards ceremony, and Sweeney told MLB.com's Dick Kaegel he is debating whether to return for a 17th season. Three teams are reportedly interested in Sweeney, who has expressed he will only play for a contender. If he retires, it is expected he would join the Royals in an unnamed role.
Wed, 03 Nov 2010 12:57:51 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies 1B Mike Sweeney, RP Jose Contreras and RP Chad Durbin have declared free agency, according to CBSSports.com.
Wed, 29 Sep 2010 19:38:25 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies 1B Mike Sweeney and OF John Mayberry Jr. both hit home runs in a victory Wednesday, Sept. 29, according to The Associated Press. Sweeney now has eight homers this year. Mayberry's homer was his first this year and first since June of 2009.
Wed, 11 Aug 2010 16:36:08 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies 1B Ross Gload (groin) left the game early Wednesday, Aug. 11, with a right groin strain, according to The Sports Network. Gload will be re-evaluated Thursday, Aug. 12. He was replaced by 1B Mike Sweeney.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 10:59:57 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said 1B Mike Sweeney will serve as the regular first baseman with 1B Ryan Howard (ankle) out of action, according to ESPN.com's Jayson Stark.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 10:57:37 -0700
The Seattle Mariners traded DH Mike Sweeney to the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, Aug. 4, in exchange for a player to be named and cash considerations, according to ESPN.com.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 10:55:25 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies acquired DH Mike Sweeney from the Seattle Mariners Wednesday, Aug. 4, in exchange for a player to be named and cash considerations, according to ESPN.com.